Marion, KY (Crittenden County) – On Thursday February 22, 2018 at approximately 3:06 P.M., the Kentucky State Police were contacted by the Marion Police Department in reference to a threat of a school shooting at the Crittenden County Middle School.
Trooper Joseph Bartolotti, Trooper William Over, and Sergeant Zachary Jones responded to the school. A third party student overheard a conversation between two other students. The third party student stated he overheard a male juvenile telling another juvenile he was going to kill everyone in the school.
The juvenile who made the threatening statement admitted to Troopers he said if he was going to kill anyone, it would be the other juvenile. He denied stating he was going to kill everyone in the school.
The juvenile who made the threatening statement was charged for Terroristic Threatening 3rd Degree, and Persons Danger to Self/Others. He was taken to the Pennyroyal Center for a mental evaluation.